Vol. 4 No. 1 (2022): Volume 4, Issue 1, Year 2022

Identity Crises of Ethnic Groups in the Colonial Structure

Rathnakumar N
Department of Tamil, The Madura College, Madurai-625011, Tamil Nadu, India.

Published 2021-12-22


  • Colonial structure,
  • Ethnic groups,
  • Crises

How to Cite

N, R. (2021). Identity Crises of Ethnic Groups in the Colonial Structure. International Research Journal of Tamil, 4(1), 77-84. https://doi.org/10.34256/irjt2219

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In the late eighteenth century the colony moved on to rail, bridges, cash crops, and new laws to expand its structure. They developed cash crops centered on the Western Continuum Mountains and multiplied their business economy. Various ethnic groups were brought from the plains and settled in the mountains to create this structure. The land ethnics faced various hardships when they are adopting to the hill environment. Another dimension of the struggle faced by the tribes is to adopt and live in the mountains, by that situation British continued to conquer the south. These have been written as fictions by various writers. Here the study takes into account how the fictions of colonial-centric politics are recorded. After discussing these, theory of post colonialism forms this article.


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